U.S. Rep. Alma Adams wears a lot of hats. She’s a member of Congress (representing the 12th District of NC), a mother, a grandmother and retired professor. She also owns over 1,000 hats.
“She says she loves all of her hats but there are a few that are extra special,” said Shadawn Reddick-Smith, Rep. Adams’ communications director. “For instance, one of her favorites is a leopard fedora. She was arrested in the hat while protesting for fair wages for Kmart distribution center workers in Greensboro.”
— Alma S. Adams (@RepAdams) July 16, 2015
//><!--Here’s a classic hat, with a slight tilt, that Adams wore during a speech at the Library of Congress.//--><!
— Alma S. Adams (@RepAdams) June 19, 2015
Here she is with a little brown and tan number, accompanied by a button to show her support for sickle cell.
— Alma S. Adams (@RepAdams) May 9, 2015
//><!--This hat is a little more traditional, but when you have a Ph.D., it looks good on you.//--><!
— Alma S. Adams (@RepAdams) May 6, 2015
I love this hat. It looks like there’s a Harry Potter lightning bolt on the band.
Photo by Jeff Siner / Charlotte Observer.